Langan Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Langan Family History

If you are conducting some Langan family history research then you can view the Langan coat of arms and the name meaning and origin of the name as well as the meaning of symbols below. This is a great place to start when tracing your genealogy and Langan surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'


The name Langan in Ireland is derived from the native Gaelic O'Longain Sept who were located mainly in County Mayo in the West of the country. The name means 'tall' or 'long' and it is in Mayo that the majority of descendants can still be found.

A Sept is an ancient Clan-like collective describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors bore a common surname and inhabited the same territory.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Langan Coat of Arms

Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
The Fess Denotes a Military Belt or Girdle of Honour
Indented Line Represents Fire
Crosses Often representing Faith or Christian beliefs, possibly relating to the Crusades
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